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About Me

The focus of my work is to enable you to have the best life you can. It is important to me to offer you a safe space where I can support you to express yourself, even if you do not know how to begin to speak about your experiences and particularly if you are new to counselling. How I actually work with you will be unique. I aim to ensure that I gain the fullest understanding of you and of what concerns you. For some people, this will take them through an emotional journey towards appreciating who they already are, and for others, this will involve my being alongside them as they explore and undertake very important change.
There are times when we all experience anxiety and emotional distress, feeling anxious and unhappy in everyday life. Counselling and working together through times of difficulty, can help you to see things more clearly, possibly from a different view-point. This can enable you to focus on your feelings and your life at present with a goal to facilitating positive changes in your life.
My overall aim is to strengthen your own ability to identify and implement solutions so that you no longer need me and feel empowered to develop and manage your life in a way that is positive for you.
My service at Leicestershire Counselling offers therapeutic counselling to children, young people and adults working with individuals on a one-to-one basis. Short and long term counselling in the Leicester, Loughborough and Leicestershire area.
Leicestershire Counselling are contracted and working in schools & colleges, to provide on-site counselling to young people. We work in nursing, residential and care homes. We also offer home visits for disabled people and whose who struggle with mobility. We cover Employee counselling for work or personal issues, to assist the rehabilitation of those absent from work.
I offer counselling sessions through private / company AXA Medical Health Insurance registration No. available on request.

I am a registered and accredited member of The BACP and an Associate member of PTUK - Play Therapy UK

I also offer telephone and an online counselling service, £45 per session or £25 for a 30 minute session.
For further information please visit www.leicestershirecounselling.co.uk

Qualifications & Experience

Play Therapy Level 3
Cert. Safeguarding in Education1340175380 Expires 03/2019
Dip. Counselling Children & Adolescents
Dip. Support Work in Schools
Dip. Supervision Studies -
Health & Safety Level 2
Dip. Anger Management
Dip. Person Centred Counselling
Cert. Counselling Skills
Advanced Dip. Diet and Nutrition
The Award in Education and Training

Talking to Children about Emotional Resilience and Self Harm
Treating Intrusive Thoughts and The Inner Critical Voice
Transgender Counselling
Recruiting and Managing Volunteers
Emotionally Focused Therapy
LGBT Counselling
Suicide Awareness
Understanding HIV
Understanding The Social Model of Disability
Helping Children Affected by Domestic Violence
Self Harm
Attachment and Mental Health Children and Young People
Depression in Children and Young People
Impact of Childhood Traumatic Stress
Domestic Violence Awareness
Working with Young Drug and Alcohol Users
Understanding Domestic Abuse and the Impact on Children
Food and Self Control
Basic CBT Principles working with Children and Adolescents
Child Mental Health
Supporting Children's Self Esteem
Nurturing Family Bonds
Safer Sex Awareness
Common Assessment Framework Lead Professional Training
Risk Taking Behaviour and Adolescent Brain Development
Female Sexual Abuse

What I can help with

  • Abortion
  • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
  • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
  • Adolescence
  • Ageing and related issues
  • AIDS / HIV
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
  • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
  • Bereavement / Loss
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Carers
  • Cultural issues
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Eating disorders
  • Family
  • Financial difficulties
  • Gender identity
  • Generally unhappy with your life
  • Illness and dying
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy related issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-harm
  • Sexuality Identity
  • Shyness / Social Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Trauma
  • Violence/ Victim support
  • Young people and children

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Member Details

Clients I work with

  • Adults
  • Young People & Children
  • Organisations

How I practice

  • Online
  • Short-Term
  • Telephone
  • Long Term
  • Face To Face

What I charge

£50 per session - 50 minutes Payments can be made with cash or bank transfer. Appointments that are cancelled 48 hours in advance do not incur a fee

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